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Transcript of COLLEGE
YOUR COLLEGE PREFERENCES SHOULD INCLUDE:
2 Year Community College or a 4 Year College/University
How to Fill out FAFSA
Online at www.fafsa.gov is faster and easier than using paper.
If you need a paper FAFSA, you can. download a PDF FAFSA or...
the financial aid office at your college or career school if you can file it there. Some schools will use special software to submit your FAFSA for you.
Life After High School
COLLEGE in just a few steps
1. Apply for college in the fall/early winter of your senior year.
2. Apply for Financial Aid
3. Start saving up for college
An application used by nearly every college to determine their eligibility for student financial aid
Recommended that you fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can after
A loan is money you borrow and must pay back.
Difference between Federal Student Loans and Private Student Loans
Federal Student Loans are loans that are funded by the federal government.
Private Student Loan are loans that are nonfederal loans, made by a lender such as a bank, credit union, state agency, or a school.
For Federal Student Loan was must start paying six months after leaving school.
For Private Student Loan, each lender's term are different. Most generally start sending bills right away.
When to pay back for loans
How much to take out
For Private Student Loan: Some will lend up to the student's cost of attendance & others have a cap of $40,000 a year or less.
For Federal Student Loan, if you are an undergraduate student you can get up to $5,000 per year depending your financial need or the amount of other aid you receive.
If you are a graduate student you can get up to $8,000 each year depending your financial need or the amount of other aid you receive.
Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
There are scholarships provided by government, corporations, universities or any organization.
Receive G&S From:
Federal government, your state government, your college or career school, or a private or nonprofit organization
Most colleges give out "Roommate Information Forms" or Surveys that are based on a students living style.
(Singles, Doubles, Triples, or Quad Dorm Rooms)
Choosing College Classes:
Students plan out their own schedule. Choose courses that somewhat are required in that area.
The earlier you register, the more likely it is that you'll get the classes you want.
Be sure to make a list of back-up classes in case the ones you want are already full.
Managing Your Time: Be organized, Create a dedicated study time, Budget your time and create a schedule
2/3 of students work to help fund their studies.
They spend their money on: necessities, accomadtations, food and more.
Balance the number of hours you work against your academic obligations
Federal work-study: financial aid and employment all in one:
Your employer is required to accommodate your class schedule
Since you will likely be working on campus, you’ll probably get holidays and school breaks off automatically
The program encourages students to work in positions related to their course of study
Paid internships: Transition programs for students approaching graduation.
is a job training for professional careers.
Getting a job off campus:
Can be challenging to schedule work around your classes, especially since your school schedule probably changes every semester.
Part-time vs. Full-Time Student
Full-time students normally take three courses per semester and work at a part-time (up to 20 hours per week) policy-related job or internship.
Part-time students normally take two courses per semester and work a full-time job.
12 or more Credit Hours = Full-time
6-8 Credit Hours = Part-time
About 56% of students earn degrees within six years.
1/5 (20%) of the 1.79 million bachelor’s degrees conferred in 2011-12 were in business.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) projects 1,855,000 students at the bachelor's degree level will graduate as the Class of 2015.
Life After College
Americans with four-year college degrees made 98 percent more an hour on average in 2013 than people without a degree.
Top 5 Degrees
#1 Business Administration
#2 Liberal Arts
#5 Medical Assistant
An associate degree is a
Sufficient quality experiences to list on your resume when you do choose to begin the search for a more permanent career.